THE RED JOKER CHRONICLES - SEASON I ... No. 11
After some weeks of silence, we are back to deliver some fresh news about GUARDIANS' CHRONICLES to you.
This past month has been very frustrating and it was... Read more
Update wave #2
Hello everyone and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
In the past few months a lot of progress has been made!
As explained in the latest update here, Guardians' Chronicles is communicating regularly... Read more
International orders shipping tomorrow
We are almost completely done with shipping of the Domestic backers and we are starting the international pledges tomorrow.
PLEASE CHECK YOU ADDRESS IN BACKERKIT and let me know ASAP... Read more
Shipping of English games starting today
We received today the base games in our California facility and are shipping them out now.
We estimate it will take 5 days to ship the entire project.
You will... Read more
The games are in our warehouse.
I am relieved to announce that the games are in our Indianapolis warehouse and we are getting ready to start shipping your pledges.
Please take a moment to double... Read more
Exemples of headlines
This week update is about what the final headline will look like at the end of a game, and how to determine the winner (Liberty Patrol or Skarov and his... Read more
News from France
I first want to let you know that Russell is no longer with us. We thank him for his work and the awesome job he did managing the... Read more
A Closer Look at: Adam Spell's ID Cards and Powers Set
Now, as per Mr. Zombi's request, here are the ID Cards and Powers Set for Adam Spell!
I promised in previous comments to post more information about the... Read more
Origins Travel Notice!
I just wanted to drop a quick note to everybody, to let you know that we're going to Origins, and will be at the show through Sunday.
I... Read more
A Closer Look at: Goldenboy's ID Cards and Powers Set
Next up, we have the cards and powers for Goldenboy!
We explained the Rookie, Normal, and Veteran cards in the previous update.
Each Hero also has their own... Read more
A Closer Look at Sgt. Freedom's ID Cards and Power Set
Today we are posting images of Sgt. Freedom's ID Cards and Power Set.
This first image shows the Rookie, Normal, and Veteran ID cards on the top row,... Read more
Base Game Components for Guardians' Chronicles
We've been working closely with The Red Joker to put together some materials for you all to see what will be arriving when you receive the base game.... Read more
Tuesday Morning - No News Just Yet
I wanted to drop everybody a quick note just to check in.
No new news just yet, but we're working on a series of updates with information from... Read more
Another Work In Progress for a Custom Character - Miss De Green!
We have new images of Miss De Green, and you can see some of the work developing the card set for this character.
After we posted the WIP... Read more
Getting Back on Track
We have been focused on taking care of the requests being made, and that has consumed a great deal of our time.
We know a lot of you... Read more
The Road Ahead
We began this Kickstarter project with a very clear goal. We were creating a board game about super heroes fighting a super villain. We planned from the start to... Read more
SHORT VERSION: See Pictures Below
I received one set of the resized minis, and another set went to France for The Red Joker to review and approve. These... Read more
The Resized Test Miniatures Have Arrived!
SHORT VERSION: We have the figures, pictures to follow.
Longer version: We received the test figures from our factory, and are reviewing them now.
I have a set of the... Read more
A Work In Progress - I KNOW A Superhero - Antaean!
Short Version: We have new artwork to share for Antaean!
One of the high level pledge goals was the "I KNOW A Superhero" level.
I've been checking on... Read more
A Question of Scale
Short Version: We want to talk about scale. See the pictures further down.
Long Version: We know that many of our backers want us to share more information about the... Read more
Miniatures molds are complete; no test figures yet
Short version: Minis Molds Done. No Test Figures Yet.
Longer version follows;
As part of being more communicative with our backers for this campaign, we want to share the latest... Read more
First Pictures of the Engraved Dice
The molds for the new engraved dice have been completed, and we just got the first pictures of the first test samples from the new molds!
We believe that these... Read more
Clarifications and apologies
We want to thank all of our backers for their patience and understanding as I get up to speed and get answers to all of our questions.
We know this... Read more
Post Toy Fair Update
We want to start by apologizing for the long delay in communicating with you. We have been trying to catch up after Toy Fair, and we are currently at Cannes... Read more
Updated content of the $160 pledge
Per popular demand, please see below the update content of the $160 pledge including the Aqua Warriors.
The Aqua-Warriors Stretch Goal, and Upgraded Dice!
Our backers exceeded the $120k Stretch Goal that includes Aquarion, but we didn't make the $130k Stretch Goal that included his personal commando body guards.
But it just didn't feel... Read more
Objective Tile Artwork, Objective Cards, and First Look at the Dice!
We are nearing the finish line for this product. We will be posting an update in the next few days with more information about final production dates.
But we wanted... Read more
About them' rulez....
We would like to address your concerns about the rules we shared in our last update.
We believed that the version of the rules we were sharing was the most... Read more
New Guardians' Chronicles Rules and production update
The last version of the rule book is available for your viewing pleasure at:
You can also check the Scenario Booklet at:
Red Joker also revealed a new... Read more
The rules are ready!
Here is a link to the rules in English:
and the same file in French:
Feel free to comment as you always do, we appreciate feedback.
Doktor Skarov events cards
We are back from the very busy Essen Spiel show in Germany and Red Joker has finished the events cards for Dr Skarov.
Here they are in French for your... Read more
A Galore of tokens!
Here is a new update with a bunch of tokens...
Red Joker and myself are on our way to Essen to run some awesome GC demos.
A peek at the miniatures and cards sets
Here is a sneak peek at the minis for the game.
Also, the look of the Rookie and Veteran sets.
The pledge manager is up!
We launched our pledge manager today, we are using BackerKit.
You should receive an email soon asking you to login to BackerKit and verify your pledge, enter you shipping address... Read more
Sgt Freedom Power Cards and pledge manager.
Here is the final design of Sgt Freedom Power Cards.
We are working on the pledge manager and it takes more time to set it up that we expected because... Read more
The Life Aquatic with Prof. Skarov
Put your swim trunk on and your fins. The Liberty Patrol is going or a swim!
We have unlocked 3 new submarine tiles!
Get your Guardian Chronicles t-shirt now!
Since we are evil and don't care much about domestic peace, we are offering our loyal backers a KickStarter exclusive T-Shirt to proudly display their participation to that awesome adventure... Read more
The President's Daughter...
... before she passed under Prof. Skarov scalpel.
The $110,000 stretch goal is revealing Alison while you are trying to rescue her.
We made it! $100,000
Thank you so much to all our backers! We are at $100,000!
The Night Squad is unlocked.
Super Nova comes to life!
We hired Lexi Farron Strife to be Super Nova.
She will be with Red Joker at Japan Expo in Paris on July 4-7 and they are flying to Gen Con... Read more
New updates on the front page
We are on the last stretch (no pun intended) and have published the next stretch goals on our front page and are trying to answer all the questions... Read more
23 hours to go... the suspense is intense...
So to help you patient, here is the next stretch goal: The President's Daughter.
Alison is not a hero, nor a villain,... Read more
Sanctuary is unlocked!
We are so excited to be closing in on the $100,000 goal!
Sanctuary was just unlocked for all pledges $100 and higher.
The $100 pledge has now been completely unlocked!... Read more
Aaaaaaand the $85,000 strectch goal came and went.
Now we have 15 more robots for the $100 pledges and up!
36 hours left to go.... Will we reach $100,000?
Adam Spell sculpt and the President's daughter
Our sophisticated mage is ready for the mold. Here is the first pictures of Adam Spell's sculpt.
The artwork for the President's daughter is ready. This is how she looks... Read more
Ekinox has joined the Liberty Patrol for pledges $100 and higher.
He comes with his ID card and Rookie and Veteran set.
2 new tiles for the $70 pledge and up!
We reached the $75K stretch goal and it unlocked 2 new double sided tiles for pledge level $70 and higher. Prof Skarov is expending his lair...
On another note, we... Read more
Another stretch goal is reached!
The last few days have seen our project picking up speed and we seem to blow a stretch goal every day.
Now for the special villains dice. Those will bear... Read more
I know a Super Hero revealed
One of our "I know a Super Hero" backer stepped forward and he is no one else than Darren Close, designer of Australian Super Hero Killeroo.
We are very excited... Read more
A new stretch goal reached, a new hero unlocked!
We passed yet another milestone by reaching the $65,000 stretch level and have unlocked Dr. Shadow!
A new stretch goal is unlocked!
With the $60K mark, we unlocked the special Heroes dice.
The dice will have a custom design specific to Guardians Chronicles. We will post the design soon.
We have also... Read more
New artwork for the Veteran sets
Here are the new artworks for the Veteran sets for Sgt Freedom, Adam Spell, Super Nova and Golden Boy.
The Rookie and Veterans set have also been added to the... Read more
The BoardGameGeek contest is up and running!
Here is a chance to win one $160 pledge or one of the 4 $50 level pledges.
Wanna try Guardians Chronicles on your own?
Download the Print N Play PDF in English or French at
A new Work In Progress picture of the miniatures
Here is a little update on the sculpting of Iron Turtle, La Duchess, Nuke and Torment.
X-Tina is unlocked!
A new villains has been unlocked this morning: X-Tina the Banshee.
Next stretch goal: special heroes dice!
... and L'Intrepide is unlocked too!
I didn't even finished publishing the last update and we passed 1,5000 likes on our Facebook page!
So here it is: L'Intrepide will be included in all pledge of $160... Read more
Rage is unlocked!
We have passed the 1,000 likes on the Guardians Chronicles Facebook page.
Rage will be included in all pledge level of $50 and more.
Next step: L'Intrepide at 1,500 likes,... Read more
New Villain alert: X-Tina the banshee
Daughter of a banshee and a human, Christina spent most of her life looking for her peers. With the help of the "Order of the Griffin", she has localized 4... Read more
Complete Guardians Chronicles rules
We have the BETA of the rules ready for you browsing. Please note that some artworks are still proxies.
The links are:
GUARDIANS CHRONICLES RULES IN ENGLISH (PDF)
REGLES FRANCAISES... Read more
A new Hero: L' Intrepid
Since we love to always give our backer more stuff, here is a new something for you:
L'Intrepide will automatically be included for pledges of $160 and more, if we... Read more
The Emissary's artwork
Here is the artwork of the new villain: The Emissary.
We will post her background story shortly.
A new stretch goal is reached
We are proud to announce that La Duchess has just been unlocked. She will be available for every pledge of $70 and more.
We reached our first stretch goal
With $45,000 of pledges, The Emissary is unlocked for all pledges of $100 and more.
Now to $50,000 for La Duchesse....
The Emissary revealed and a video interview of the Red Joker
Breaking news from the Guardians Chronicles.
"After several days of research, our reporters managed to gather some intel about the mysterious creature seen spoking to Pr. Skarov. It seems that... Read more
The Guardians Chronicles you wanted
This week has been very busy compiling all the great suggestions from you, our backers.
We sat down with The Red Joker and Lotus Noir to see how we... Read more
TORMENT + Some amazing new sketched from Louis
Sorry for the silence radio: the IELLO team was on a trade show for past two days and our internet access was a little sketchy.
So today's update brings you... Read more
New pledges levels
Dear friends and backers,
We worked with the RED JOKER on your feedbacks and comment and we came up with the following new and/or revised pledge levels (details on the... Read more
How to play video - Part 2 + WIP III
Here is a new video from The RED JOKER about how to play the game and some new Work In Progress of the miniatures.
The Guardians Chronicles Calculator
Since we are changing a few things and the pledge levels are locked on the right side, I have put together a Google doc to calculate the cost of your... Read more
Reduced shipping for French backers
We keep listening and finding solutions to help our backers: shipping to French backers will be $15 for pledges from $70 to $120 and $20 for pledges of $160 and... Read more
A new Super Villain: The EMISSARY!
Since you seemed to enjoy our last survey about renaming Furious Racer, The Red Joker and IELLO have decided to let you design the next Super Villain. Click the... Read more
Let me introduce... Redline!
Our backer spoke to us and we listened.
The results of the poll are in and the most popular name for our super fast SuperHero is Redline.
Thanks to... Read more
New artwork and avatars
Here is a new artwork for the game and 2 new avatars as suggested in the comments.
A lots of updates today
We have added/changes a bunch of stuff on the front page today. In no particular order:
A new cool "I want you" poster with Sgt Freedom:
Pr Skarov Deluxe Painted... Read more
Twin Tin Bots
Hi all!I would like to briefly stray off the Guardian Chronicles topic and talk to you about a great project by our friends at Flatlined Games.They will also showcase... Read more
Updated stretch goals
While the Red Joker is putting the last touch to the game play video, we have redesigned a few stretch goals to include your feedbacks:
- Rookie sets for all... Read more
New stretch goal $45K = French version of the game
At the $45,000 mark, our French backers will have the choice to get their game either in French or in English.
Breaking news from Channel 4s
Director: Clovis Libert (Puzzle Video)
Scenario : Julien Monthiel
Ultrawoman: Evelyn Debelle
Agent from the Citadelle (voice off) : Clovis Libert
Shot at : Le dernier bar avant la fin... Read more
An update from The Red Joker, Game Designer
Hello Everyone ! I'm the co editor and author of this project ! As there is a lot of questions here and as I m very excited to meet the... Read more
A room tile from the base game
This one of the double-sided room tiles included in the base game.
This one is a trap room, there are also objective rooms.
The machine in the center allow Pr.... Read more
Pre Painted Miniatures vs. Deluxe Painted
Here is a side by side comparison of the pre-painted finish versus the deluxe painting.
Pr Skarov miniature
And here is the Super Villain himself. Pr Skarov in the flesh (actually in the resin).